Housing & Local Transportation

The 2018 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago & Towers.

Hotel Information

Booking

Booking for the 2018 conference has not yet started. Check back in September 2017. 

Reserve by Phone: (312) 922-4400

Fraud Notice: Please do not divulge personal information to anyone who calls unsolicited to book a room. Scammers may call claiming the room block is almost full. MEEA does not call attendees to make reservations. The most secure way to book your room is via the secure web link or the phone number above. 

Hotel Information

Hotel website: www.hiltonchicagohotel.com
Address: 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL  60605 [map]
Phone:  (312) 922-4400

Policies

To confirm a sleeping room in the conference block, the sleeping room must be secured with a valid credit card, along with first night’s deposit, refundable up to 72-hours in advance of arrival date.

Check in time is 3 PM, check-out time is 11 AM. Guests arriving before 3PM will be accommodated as rooms become available. If checking out prior to the reserved check-out date, Hilton will charge an early departure fee of one night’s room and tax. Guests wishing to avoid an early departure fee should advise us at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.

Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Cellular Phone Rental
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Automated Teller (ATM)
  • Baggage Storage
  • Barber Shop/Beauty Salon
  • Concierge Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Room Service
  • Shoe Shine Stand
  • Fitness Room/Jogging/Running/Walking Track/Pool

Hotel Restaurants*

  • 720 SOUTH BAR & GRILL:  6:00 am – 12:00am
  • KITTY O'SHEAS:  11:00 am - 1:00 am
  • SNAX:     
    • 5:30am - 11:00 pm Sun-Thur
    • 5:30am – 12:30am Fri-Sat

*Hours subject to change

Nearby Restaurants

  • Acadia
  • Chicago Firehouse Restaurant
  • Slurping Turtle
  • Tavernita
  • See concierge for more options

Local Transportation Information

Transit & Driving Directions

From O'Hare

By Train (trip planner)

When taking public transportation to the Hilton Chicago from O'Hare International Airport: Take CTA Blue Line train to the Jackson stop. This is the only subway train leaving O'Hare. Walk 0.6 miles southeast to 720 S. Michigan Ave.

By Car

  1. Depart from Chicago O'Hare International Airport, IL (0.3 mi.)
  2. Keep right onto road (0.2 mi.)
  3. Take ramp right for I-190 toward Chicago Loop (3.1 mi.)
  4. Bear right onto I-90 E / Kennedy Expy E (5.8 mi.)
  5. Keep straight onto I-90 E / I-94 E / Kennedy Expy E (8.0 mi.)
  6. At exit 51H-I, take ramp right for I-290 West toward Chicago Loop / Congress Pkwy (0.8 mi.)
  7. Keep straight onto W Congress Pkwy (0.5 mi.)
  8. Keep straight onto E Congress Pkwy (0.2 mi.)
  9. Turn right onto S Michigan Ave (0.2 mi.)
  10. Arrive at S Michigan Ave on the right (0.0 mi.)
  • Distance from Hotel: 19.0 mi.
  • Travel Time: 25 min.

By Taxi

Distance from Hotel:19 mi./Drive Time: 45 min.

Typical Charge

Limousine: $100 / Airport Shuttle $26 / CTA $2.25 / Taxi $37


From Midway

By Train (trip planner)

When taking public transportation from Midway Airport to the Hilton Chicago take the CTA Orange Line train to the Roosevelt stop. Walk 0.5 miles north to 720 S. Michigan.

By Car

  1. Depart from Chicago Midway Airport, IL (0.3 mi.)
  2. Bear right onto IL-50 N / S Cicero Ave (1.8 mi.)
  3. Take ramp right for I-55 North toward Chicago (4.8 mi.)
  4. At exit 292A, take ramp right for I-90 West / I-94 West toward Wisconsin (2.2 mi.)
  5. At exit 51H, take ramp right for I-290 West toward Chicago Loop / Congress Pkwy (1.0 mi.)
  6. Keep straight onto W Congress Pkwy (0.5 mi.)
  7. Keep straight onto E Congress Pkwy (0.2 mi.)
  8. Turn right onto S Michigan Ave (0.2 mi.)
  9. Arrive at S Michigan Ave on the right (0.0 mi.)
  • Distance from Hotel: 11.0 mi.
  • Travel Time: 21 min.

By Taxi

Distance from Hotel:11 mi./Drive Time:30 min.

Typical Charges

Limousine $100 / Airport Shuttle $26 / CTA $2.25 / Taxi $37

Parking Information

Parking at the Chicago Hilton

  • Self parking
  • $52 (12-24 hours)
  • Valet parking
  • $68 (6-24 hours)
  • In/out privileges available
  • Pay on foot stations available for self-parking